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King County Sheriff
Mitzi Johanknecht


November

29
NOV

Man shot on bus
(Renton, WA) A man is in critical condition after being shot during a disturbance on a Metro bus. Witnesses said the victim and suspect were talking when the suspect pulled out a gun and shot the victim at least once. The suspect fled the scene on foot and was appended while walking nearby by Renton Police Officers. (Case#C16060693)

17
NOV

More DUI patrols in southeast King County
(King County) The King County Sheriff’s Office will conduct increased DUI patrols again this weekend in southeast King County. Focus will be on arresting impaired drivers and educating the public and businesses before impaired drivers hit the road.

17
NOV

Update on deadly Shoreline home invasion
King County Sheriff’s detectives have released more information about a home invasion robbery that occurred Saturday in Shoreline where one of the suspects was shot and killed by the resident.

14
NOV

Suspect shot and killed during home invasion robbery
(Shoreline) An armed intruder was shot and killed this morning after he and another suspect kicked in the front door to a home in Shoreline. Detectives said the resident shot and killed the armed suspect while the other suspect fled the scene on foot. (Case#C16057829)

12
NOV

Officials search for remains of Green River killer victims
(Tukwila) King County Sheriff’s Office detectives and King County Search and Rescue members conducted an evidence search on Saturday morning near Tukwila for victim remains in the Green River killer case.

10
NOV

Real estate agent arrested for stealing prescription medication from home
(Unincorporated Renton) King County Sheriff’s Office detectives arrested a real estate agent after he was caught on camera stealing prescription medication from a homeowner that had listed their home for sale. He was charged with Residential Burglary. #C16056960

9
NOV

Organized crime investigation nets 5 arrests, $980,000
(Shoreline) Shoreline Police undercover detectives served 11 searched warrants on properties in King and Snohomish County last week after a 12 month long investigation into an organized crime ring involved in money laundering and the illegal manufacturing and unlicensed distribution of marijuana. (Case# 15-292257)

3
NOV

Arrest made in Shoreline double shooting
(Renton) King County Sheriff’s detectives have made an arrest in the double shooting that occurred last night in Shoreline. A 27 year old Renton man was arrested at his parents’ home in the 18600 block of 109th Ave SE around 8:30 this evening. (Case#C16056102)

3
NOV

Detectives search for remains of Green River killer victim
(Northeast King County) King County Sheriff’s detectives searched a wooded area near Duvall today looking for remains of a victim of the Green River killer. Detectives said the information about this specific location is not new but a thorough search of the area had not been done before.

3
NOV

Sketch released in Covington home invasion robbery
(Covington) King County Sheriff’s detectives have released a sketch of one of the home invasion suspects who pistol whipped and robbed a couple in Covington early Tuesday morning. (Case#C16055778)

3
NOV

Two men shot at house in Shoreline
(Shoreline) Two men are in critical condition after being shot outside of a house in Shoreline this afternoon. Both men were shot multiple times and were taken to Harborview Medical Center.(Case#C16056102)

2
NOV

Results of Halloween DUI emphasis
The King County Sheriff’s Office and 17 other local law enforcement agencies in King County participated in a DUI Emphasis last weekend. During the emphasis 399 vehicles were stopped and 30 DUI arrests were made.

1
NOV

Covington home invasion robbery
(Covington) King County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a home invasion robbery that occurred early this morning in the City of Covington. The victims were home sleeping when three suspects kicked in their front door and pistol whipped them during the robbery. (Case#C16055778)

1
NOV

Sheriff's office trying to locate family members of fallen deputies
The King County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help locating any and all family members of King County Sheriff’s Deputies who have fallen in the line of duty. The Sheriff’s Office is dedicating a memorial to the 16 deputies who have been killed in the line of duty since the county was created in 1852.